McHale Plant Sales


Company Background

Michael Mchale

The late Michael McHale Snr. first established the McHale plant business in 1952, which specialised in the supply, hire and servicing of machinery.  Having long-established connections within the construction equipment business the company was awarded the coveted Komatsu franchise for Ireland in 1994.

Now owner-managed by Michael McHale Jnr., Tim Shanahan and John O’Brien the team’s ethos and stewardship has enabled the company to develop a strong position in the industry. The company focus of providing all our customers with the best products and support has enabled Komatsu to achieve a market leadership position.


McHale – Komatsu

Komatsu Logo

Komatsu is one of the largest manufacturers of construction and plant machinery in the world, with net sales of €14.9 billion and employing over 38,000 people. Their range of machines are renowned globally for leading the way in technology, innovation and reliability.

Komatsu is a full line producer of construction equipment.  It is a leading supplier of excavators, bulldozers and large class wheel loaders. Its products are found in a diverse range of industries, including civil engineering projects, quarrying, mining, house building, golf course construction, agriculture and landscaping.

McHale Plant Sales are the sole distributor of Komatsu in Ireland and have distributed Komatsu since 1994. 


McHale – Metso


Metso is the world's leading industrial company in the mining and aggregates industries and in the flow control business. Their knowledge, people and solutions help drive sustainable improvements in performance and profitability in their customers'  businesses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Metso employs approximately 13,000 industry experts and serve customers in more than 50 countries. Their solutions are delivered and supported by decades of process knowledge and a broad scope of services backed by a global footprint of over 90 service centers, thousands of service employees, and an extensive logistics network.  In 2014, emerging markets accounted for 53% of all new orders.

Metso’s shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. and its head office is located in Helsinki, Finland. 


McHale – Merlo


A world leader in telehandler design, Merlo produces an extensive product range designed primarily for construction, environmental and agricultural applications. Noticeable for their distinctive green livery, models being marketed by McHales include a ‘Multifarmer’ version with 3-point rear linkage, PTO and hydraulic trailer pickup hitch.


The popularity of Komatsu, Metso,  Zetor and Merlo in Ireland is a function of their outstanding quality, reliability and residual value. Together with the McHale commitment to after-sales service and support, we provide innovative solutions to your equipment and support requirements.

To find out how our machines can help your business achieve greater efficiencies and profits, please contact us at our Limerick or Dublin offices. 

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